Process Improvement for Leaders is designed to prepare both executives and front-line managers to take an active part in the growth and success of the organization's program to change the culture and create a financial benefit from the effort.
The Big Picture: What Leaders Need to Know about Improvement
Why Embrace Structured Improvement?
The Major Improvement Programs
Fundamental Principles of Improvement
Structured Problem Solving
The Big Project Strategy
The Continuous Improvement Strategy
Achieving a Blended Approach
Trusting and Empowering Employees
Changing the Questions
Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture
Making the Goals and Key Actions Visible
Daily Standup Meetings
Managing Large Improvement Projects
Managing a Queue of Opportunities
Roles and Responsibilities
Execution of Improvement Projects
Verification of Financial Benefit
Sustaining the Culture of Change
There is no going back!
Stephen P Turnipseed
The Deployment Champion for Chevron's Lean Six Sigma program, Steve initiated and expanded the methodology across the corporation's Global Upstream business units. A certified Master Black Belt and an experienced instructor that consistently receives 5 ratings, he has taught hundreds of people from basic overviews to certified facilitators. The Managing Director called Steve, "One of the best mentors in the corporation".
Is there a prerequisite for Process Improvement for Leaders?
There is no prerequisite to take this course. Unless you have a strong background in process improvement, it is useful to learn the fundamental principles and tools in the Process Improvement Overview Course. Upon completion of the Overview Course, we give you a discount promo code that you can apply toward this course; a two-for-one offer.
How long is the Process Improvement for Leaders Course?
There is approximately 1 hour of video content split into lessons averaging 3 minutes each. You have assignments that will take about 1 hour. We include a 1-hour small-group live online session with a course leader to review, discuss and answer questions.
Why should I take this course from Making Value Flow?
We have been in your shoes and know what it is like to start, grow and sustain a process improvement program. This course provides practical core concepts that are understandable, with no industry jargon, so that you can put them into immediate use. Our videos are content-rich, fast-moving, and engaging. They include high-quality photography, videography, and B-roll footage. We go the extra mile to make the material engaging and useful.
What you will gain
When you complete this course you will:
Understand the Critical Success Factors of a successful improvement program.
Know the key leadership behaviors to nurture a continuous improvement culture
Understand how much financial benefit that a mature improvement program can produce